Health

Protecting your health from wildfire smoke

(HealthDay)—Fire and smoke from the wildfires raging in Southern California aren't just destroying homes and lives, they're a serious health risk, as well.

Immunology

Welcome spring and still survive your allergies

(HealthDay)—If you have seasonal allergies, the arrival of spring on Monday is probably less about warmth and flowers and more about itchy eyes and congestion.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Clever' Japan firm donates high-tech masks for Ebola fight

A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City, which confirmed its first case of the virus Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taiwan scientists unveil new weapon in swine flu fight

Taiwanese scientists said Tuesday they had developed an organic compound which could help control the global swine flu epidemic as the worldwide death toll from the disease passed 700.